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Re: [Issue 2434] Spaces in path to EDITOR cause trouble

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-07 19:34:19 CET

kfogel@tigris.org writes:

> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=2434

I can't get to the issue tracker at the moment.

> ------- Additional comments from kfogel@tigris.org Mon Nov 7 09:59:04 -0800 2005 -------
> Thanks for the clear bug report!
> So, anyone know if there's a Cygwin (or APR) function for escaping a
> path so that it can be invoked as an executable reliably on Cygwin?
> Should we just put the executable path in single quotes or
> something?

There was a patch to do something like that in the past. The current
code allows things like

SVN_EDITOR="LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/some/lib /some/program"

and the patch would have stopped that working.

Philip Martin
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Received on Mon Nov 7 19:41:29 2005

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